Bone Meal fertilizer for plants is a valuable organic fertilizer, rich in 20-24% phosphates and 2% nitrogen. Apply in late winter, early spring, or in the fall. It releases slowly for the benefit of the plants. Use at 2-4 ounces per square yard.
The Bottle Brush tree (Callistemon), belongs to the Myrtaceae family. Bottlebrush trees are quite similar (and closest) to the Paperbark melaleucas, who also have flower spikes shaped like a bottlebrush.
Scientifically known as Adenium [a-DEE-nee-um], the desert rose is a succulent plant with fleshy stems and bright-hued flowers. The flowering plant is a species of the Apocynaceae genus along with Dipladenia, from the dogbane family. Sun-loving Adenium plants resemble
Chelone (kay-LOH-nee) is a perennial wildflower that grows freely throughout the eastern United States. The plant is a member of the figwort family (Scrophulariaceae or Plantaginaceae). Angelonia and Veronica are also
Crinkly-leafed Peperomias, few small plants have the versatility and charm of Peperomia caperata ‘Emerald Ripple’, Silver Frost Peperomia, Peperomia Albovittata, Peperomia Rosso, and San Marino Peperomia. These charmers from Brazil
Many gardeners love growing Ranunculus [ra-NUN-ku-lus] (Ranunculus asiaticus) aka Persian Buttercups with their beautiful flowers in a wide variety of gorgeous colors. Their blossoms look like works of art with
Dried Blood Meal is organic, affordable and quick-acting, for spring and summer. Add nitrogen to compost, an all-natural nitrogen fertilizer source. Click this article for tips on using blood meal to improve your garden.